B&B Guidebook Review
The Inn Guide

    Date last reviewed:
    Score: 36

Area Covered:
USA - detailed info in 49 states, basic in all; a few inns in Canada, Mexico.
Listing Type/Number:
About 700 detailed [Sample based on 2001 actual count], consisting of about 40 hosted listings with 3 or more pictures and decent detail; remainder are links to independent or other. Fairly extensive list (5000+) of basic contact info with long-closed inns or outdated name changes or area codes. Unable to tell if any hosted sites remain, since none came up on search engine.
Home page has drop-down list of states. State gives alpha list of cities, which provides direct link to any featured inn and tells how many total inns listed on each city page.
Quality Assurance:
Bulletin board link now goes to a fishing-related site. Has associated fishing resort sites. Some state names misspelled. Guide cooperated in facilitating review and verifying data.

Innkeeper Info:
  • Promotion: Used personalized keywords on some Inn pages and state pages.
  • Rates for detail page start at $95 for 2 years; link to your page anywhere is $18/year.
  • Contact: (847)356-8297 or email
    Web Presence Evaluation:
  • Reviewed but not ranked of the 67 guides evaluated by
  • My B&B Results: Link listing provided no clickthrus during 2004.

  • Ratings Summary (see criteria for details)
    A (of 20) - 8
    B (of 20) - 8
    C (of 30) - 10
    D (of 10) - 8
    E (of 10) - 0
    F (of 5) - 0
    G (of 5) - 1

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